by Jorge Aguirre. Make way for Claudette the giant slayer in this delightful, fantastical adventure! Claudette’s fondest wish is to slay a giant. But her village is so safe and quiet! What’s a future giant slayer to do?
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan – Esperanza and her mother are forced to leave their life of comfort in Mexico for the labor camps in Southern California, facing harsh circumstances on the eve of the Great Depression. pages, Lexile: